What is Quadrifoglio?

January 31st, 2019 by

Blurred racetrack viewed from the driver's seat of a high-performance vehicle

Quadrifoglio is the performance division of Alfa Romeo, and the vehicles which bear the name represent the proud racing heritage of this legendary Italian manufacturer. Their name comes from the Italian word for a four-leaf clover, and on the roads of Barrington or Itasca, you can recognize an Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio model by the bright green four-leaf clover badging located on side of the vehicle, behind the front wheels.

The models in this lineup are comparable to the vehicles in the BMW M division or the Mercedes-Benz AMG division, but they offer performance, charm, and personality that only Alfa Romeo could deliver.

Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio Models

Quadrifoglio performance technology is available in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and the Alfa Romeo Giulia sport sedan. In their performance builds, both come equipped with a 2.9-Liter Twin-Turbo V6 engine that generates 505 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Take a quick look at their top speeds before taking one out on the roads near Barrington:

Racing-Inspired Quadrifoglio Features

The heart and soul of your high-performance Alfa Romeo vehicle is its high-powered V6 engine, but this powerful component isn’t the only source of your performance vehicle’s remarkable capabilities. Although the Stelvio and the Giulia vary in many significant ways, both come equipped with next-generation design features. Here, we’ve listed some of the defining performance technologies available in the two Quadrifoglio models:

  • Customizable Dynamic Suspension
  • Active Aero Splitter
  • Torque Vectoring
  • Steering Column-Mounted Aluminum Paddle Shifters
  • Alfa DNA Pro Drive Mode Selector, with Race, Dynamic, Natural, or Advanced Efficiency Modes
  • Carbon Ceramic Brembo Brakes
  • Carbon Fiber Interior Trim
  • Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Alcantara® Leather Sport Seats
  • Integrated Brake System
  • Q4 All-Wheel Drive (Stelvio Only)

Find an Alfa Romeo Quadrifoglio for Sale at Zeigler Alfa Romeo of Schaumburg

If you’re ready to experience the heights of Italian engineering, start by exploring our Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio inventories today. Once you’ve taken one of these high-performance vehicles for a test drive near Mount Prospect, you won’t be able to settle for any other car. Contact us today to get started and to learn more about premium vs. regular gas for Quadrifoglio vehicles!

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